Program of the 7. Materials` Days

October 6th - 7th 2011

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Location: Barocksaal (18th century) of Hansestadt Rostock, Universitätsplatz

Barocksaal in Rostock
The "Barocksaal" is inside the yellow building (built in 1750).
The entrance is in the right neighbouring house (Palais, built in 1714).
Barocksaal Rostock inside
The Auditory inside the Barocksaal during a session
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Organized by

Prof. Eberhard Burkel, University of Rostock

Posters and Program Flyer

Program Poster as pdf-file to print in size A2
Program Poster as pdf-file to print in size A2
Poster für den öffentlichen Vortrag zum Download als pdf
Poster for the public lecture (in German): "Bioispirierte Haftsysteme" as pdf-File to print in size A2
Poster für den öffentlichen Vortrag zum Download als pdf
Information Page for the public lecture as pdf-File to print in size A4
pdf-file to print in size A4
Program Flyer as pdf-File to print in size A4

Program Overview

Thursday Oct 6th

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Introductory Session




9:00 Welcome/Grußworte Prof. Wolfgang Schareck, Rektor of Rostock University
9:15 Template based Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures by Atomic Layer Deposition Prof. Kornelius Nielsch, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Hamburg
10:00 Processing of hybrid materials by PECS Prof. Simo-Pekka Hannula, Materials Science and Engineering, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 In Situ Experiments with neutrons and synchrotron radiation in Materials Science Prof. Andreas Schreyer, Materials Physics, Institute of Materials Research, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung, Geesthacht Head of GEMS - German Engineering Materials Science Centre
11:45 High Sensitive Magneto-Electro-Optic detection platforms Dr. Eugen Gheorghiu, Director, International Center of Biodynamics, Bucharest, Romania
12:15 Lunch break

Session: Nanoparticles

14:00 Preparation of nanoparticles by thermal plasma or chemical technique and their processing. Prof. Janis Grabis, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Riga Technical University, Latvia
14:30 Interaction of nanoparticles in liquids at rest and under flow fields Professor Adrian R. Rennie, Materials Physics, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Session: Functional Materials I

15:00 Atomic layer deposition of metals and metal oxides: from research to applications. Dr. Kaupo Kukli, Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Estonia
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Advanced ceramic matrix composites Prof. Dr. habil. Eng. Lucyna Jaworska, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Krakau, Polen
16:30 Additive Manufacturing with Selective Electron Beam Melting Dipl.-Phys. Matthias Cornelsen, Fluid- and Mircofluidics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rostock
17:00 Failure analysis of medical implants: importance of design, material (defects) and operational loading Dr.-Ing. Ronald Wallstabe, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin
17:30 Break

Session: Public Lecture / Öffentlicher Vortrag (in German)

18:00 Bioinspirierte Haftstrukturen Prof. Eduard Arzt, New Materials, Saarland University, Scientific Director and Chairman (CEO) of INM - Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken


Friday Oct 7th

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Session: Nanotechnology and Functional Materials

9:00 Magnetic and Magnetotransport Properties of Glass Coated Microwires Prof. Julian Gonzalez, Dept. Materials Physics, University of the Basque Country, San Sebastián, Spain
9:40 Novel functional materials based on nanoporous metals Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Weissmüller, Institute for Material Physics and Technology, Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Hybrid Material Systems, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung
10:20 Coffee break
10:40 Synthesis of calcium phosphates and their application in medicine Prof. Dr. sc. Ing. Liga Berzina-Cimdina, Institute of General Chemical Engineering, Riga Technical University
11:20 Novel titanium alloys and foams by SPS for  biomedical applications Dr. Fames Zhang, Physics of New Materials, University of Rostock
11:50 Cell-Material Interacton on functionalized surfaces Prof. Dr. J.G. Barbara Nebe, Cell Biology, Center for Medical Research, University of Rostock
12:20 Lunch break

Session: Nanostructured Materials and New Technologies

13:30 Cellular Biosensors Dr. Eugen Gheorghiu, Director, International Center of Biodynamics, Bucharest, Romania
14:15 PoreGenic - A new tool for the analysis of intracellular potentials of adherent cells Dr. Oliver Klink, Biophysics, University of Rostock
14:45 Biomaterials for stem cell enhancement PD Nan Ma, Head of Biocompatibility Department, Centre for Biomaterial Development, Institute of Polymer Research, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht
15:15 Coffee break

Closing Session

15:30 Magnetoreception mechanisms in birds -towards the discovery of the sixth sense Dr. Ilia Solov`yov, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Site Visits Upon Appointment

Research Center of Biosystems Technology and Biomaterials,
Live Cell Imaging Center,
University of Rostock, Inst. of Biological Sciences
Biomedical Research Center, Rostock
Tycho Laboratories Rostock-Sinterfacility, Rostock


Previous Materials’ Days

Programmes of the previous Materials’ Days and Training Networks at University of Rostock